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What is Kami, or Shinto Deity? 神につき日本語で説明

There are many Shinto shrines, Matsuri, ceremonies and rituals. We can't under stand them without the knowledge of Kami, or Shinto Deity. In this post, I'll show you what it is. 合掌
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Kigen Sai 2024: Kashihara Jingu celebrates the birth of Japan 橿原神宮の紀元祭英語で説明

Kigensai festival (紀元祭) is a ritual to celebrate the birth of Japan. According to Nihon Shoki,『日本書記』Emperor Jinmu (神武天皇) became the 1st emperor of Japan in 660 B.C. at a place known as Kashihara Jingu shrine today. In this article, you can learn about how Japan started and Kigensai.
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Japanese mythology 1: The birth of Japan

To under stand Japanese culture and its inheritance without the knowledge of Japanese mythology. I'll write a series of 6 posts on the important myths. 合掌
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Japanese mythology 2: Iwato Gakure, World without sun or Amaterasu Ohmikami

To under stand Japanese culture and its inheritance without the knowledge of Japanese mythology. In this post, let us see "Iwato Gkure," 合掌
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Japanese mytholgy 3: Kushinada Hime ends Susanoh’s Odyssey

To under stand Japanese culture and its inheritance without the knowledge of Japanese mythology. In this post, let us see how Kushinada Hime put an end to Susanoh's odysesy. 合掌
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Japanese mythology 4: Okuninushi gave up his land to Amaterasu

Introduction To under stand Japanese culture and its inheritance without the knowledge of Japanese mythology. I'll write...
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Japanese mythology 5: 1st Emperor of Japan acceded the throne

In this post, let us see how the ancestor of Japanese emperor arrived at Japan and the first emperor acceded the throne. 合掌
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Sinbutsu Shugo :Shinto and Buddhism co-existence or fusion 神仏習合英語で説明

Shinbutsu Shogo (神仏習合) is a Shinto and Buddhism co-existence or fusion in Japan. It has over 1,600 years of history.
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What is Misogi and Harae? 禊と祓を英語で説明

Misogi and Harae is the ways to get rid of evilness in order to prepare for something sacred.  In this post, I'll show you what they are. 合掌
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The Enthronement of the Emperor of Japan; Senso

On 30th April, Emperor Akihito gave up his throne and the crown prince Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne. In this article we learn the role of the Emperor of Japan and the meanings of Senso.
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Daijosai 2019: The Emperor Naruhito show his respect and gratitude to Amaterasu Ohmikami

Daijosai is the first Niinamesai the Emperor holds in his rein. It is a ritual in which the Emperor shows his respect and gratitude Amaterasu Ohomikami, the most admired Deity in Shinto and the ancestor of the emperor.
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Emperor naruhito’s enthronement ceremony: Sokui Seiden no Gi in 2019

On 1st March 2019, Emperor Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne and became the 126th Emperor of Japan. On 22th October 2019. Emperor Naruhito is to declare his accession in Sokuirei Seiden no Gi at Imperial Palace. In this article, we learn about what is it.
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The meaning of Reiwa, the new Japanese Imperial period

Reiwa (令和), what does the new Imperial period/era mean? Why are Japanese people delighted because it was quoted the Manyosyu?
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The ancient story still goes on in Japan, in the fear of COVID-19

Yasaka shirne installed Chinowa in early March, before the outbreak of COVID-19. The installation was based on a belief in the 8th century...
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